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The 50th National Book Fair and the 20th Bangkok International Book Fair 2022 at Bang Sue Grand Station from Saturday March 26 to Wednesday April 6, 2022. Do you miss the feeling of going to the book fair? From strolling through the booths of almost every publisher in Thailand, flipping through freshly purchased books while …

the 45th Kolkata International Book Fair 2022 is in full swing and like every year it is one of the most anticipated events in Kolkata for Bengalis across the state. Like festivals, a true blue Kolkatan celebrates the Book Fair in true bibliophile style. Authors, poets, artists, actors, politicians, ministers, everyone joins the event. Indeed, …

Muscat: Visitors to the Muscat International Book Fair said it gave people, especially young children, an incredible insight into the joys of reading. Held at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Center, the book fair ended on March 5, 2022 and showcased over 350,000 books from 715 publishers in over 27 countries. Ibrahim, an Omani national, …

KOLKATA: A war more than 5,700 km away in Ukraine seemed to be on everyone’s mind. As Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the 45th Kolkata International Book Fair after a sabbatical year, she prayed for ‘world peace’ and urged everyone in Bengal to resort to ‘prayer, not protest’ . Discouraging any possible protest, she said, …

Interview: A new event, the Marché du livre de Paris itself, dominates BIEF’s spring calendar of publishing rights activities in France. Nicholas Roche. Image: BIEF By Porter Anderson, Editor | @Porter_Anderson See also: “Fed up with Zoom and team meetings” OReaders are of course familiar with the French BIEF, the International Bureau of French Publishing, …

MOROCCO, February 25 – The International Book Fair (SIEL) will be held from June 5 in Rabat, the Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohamed Mehdi Bensaid announced on Thursday. The transfer of this cultural event, usually organized in Casablanca, is due to the redevelopment of the exhibition space in the economic capital into a …

Kolkata: The 45th International Book Fair due to start Feb. 28 and run through March 13 at the Central Park Mela Ground in Salt Lake will have more open space than in pre-Covid years in the wake of the pandemic.According to the Publishers and Booksellers Guild, which organizes the book fair, the square footage of …

Kolkata: The 45th Kolkata International Book Fair will kick off on February 28 and run until March 13. The central thematic country this year is Bangladesh. Addressing the press conference, the General Secretary of the Publishers and Booksellers Guild, Tridib Chatterjee, said that to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman …

CAIRO – February 7, 2022: On February 7, the Military Band Ensemble performed during the closing of the 53rd Cairo International Book Fair, which started on January 26 and ends on February 7. Attendees reacted to the musical snippets the band played for some of the famous patriotic songs. …

KOLKATA: Construction works of booths and other necessary infrastructure for the 45th Kolkata International Book Fair at Central Park in Salt Lake will start from February 10. The first field survey was carried out by members of the central team of the Guild of Publishers and Booksellers, which organizes the Fair on Sunday afternoon. The …

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With the situation of physical bookstores in 2021 being described as “bleak”, online book sales in China have also stabilized, according to a study by Beijing OpenBook. At the City God Temple in Shanghai on January 31. Image – Getty iStockphoto: Roland Fei By Porter Anderson, Editor | @Porter_Anderson A tiger, not yet by the …

“All events will put safety first, while maintaining social distancing and following precautionary measures to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.” Haitham al-Hag Ali President of the Cairo International Book Fair and Head of the Egyptian General Book Authority Since the start of the pandemic, Egypt has recorded over 400,000 Covid-19 cases and over 22,000 coronavirus-related …

TEHRAN – The Tehran International Book Fair launched its second virtual edition on Saturday. Due to the pandemic, Iran canceled its 2020 edition of the book fair and the 2021 edition was held online. More than 2,100 Iranian and foreign publishers are offering more than 200,000 titles at this year’s exhibition, Ali Ramezani, director of …

Express press service CHENNAI: Every January, the annual Chennai Book Fair – considered the second largest in the country – draws over a million book lovers to the sprawling YMCA Park in Nandanam. Major publishing houses (regional and English) across the country are counting on this lucrative opportunity to expand their loyal clientele and make …

The 53rd Cairo International Book Fair will kick off in the Egyptian capital on Jan. 26 and end on Feb. 7, the country’s culture minister said at a press conference on Monday. Egypt’s Identity – Culture and the Question of the Future is the theme of the highly anticipated literary festival attended by millions of …

Yesterday, Minister of Culture HE Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad Al Thani and Italian Ambassador HE Alessandro Prunas presented two Italian books translated into Arabic language during the 31st Doha International Book Fair at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC). The 31st Doha International Book Fair (DIBF) 2022 is seeing a good influx of visitors …

Yesterday, Minister of Environment and Climate Change HE Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al Thani visited the Doha International Book Fair. Doha: Minister of Environment and Climate Change HE Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al Thani stressed that the Doha International Book Fair is an important cultural …

Qatar Charity (QC) is participating in the 31st session of the Doha International Book Fair until January 22 with a special pavilion, qualitative interactive activities and workshops for adults and children. Fatima al-Mohannadi, Director of the Department of Local Programs and Community Development in QC, said: Qatar Charity’s participation in the exhibition is its responsibility …

The Tbilisi International Book Fair will return in public form for its 2022 edition in the Georgian capital, while the Nikozi Animation Festival will welcome visitors for the first time since the start of the pandemic at the usual venue in central Georgia. With cultural events and awards announcing their plans for the new year …

The Doha International Book Fair (DIBF) is the largest and oldest of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, giving Qatar the responsibility of continuing its excellence and development every year, HE the Minister said on Wednesday. of Culture Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad al-Thani.He was visiting the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center where the 31st edition of …

Doha: The Indonesian Embassy will participate for the first time ever in the 31st Doha International Book Fair, which will take place January 13-22 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center in West Bay. Indonesian Ambassador HE Ridwan Hassan said: “Books and literature play an important role in our diplomatic relations, especially when it comes …

The Indonesian Embassy in Doha is participating for the first time in the Doha International Book Fair (DIBF), inviting several publishers to present Indonesian literary treasures. The event, which will be held from January 13 to 22 at the Doha Convention and Exhibition Indonesian Ambassador Ridwan Hassan Center (DECC), is one of the largest and …

The 16th Karachi International Book Fair (KIBF) will kick off in Karachi on December 30. Photo: File The 16th Karachi International Book Fair (KIBF), with around 330 stalls, is scheduled to start on December 30. KIBF will feature 136 leading Pakistani publishers. 40 exhibitors from 17 countries are expected at the event. The 16th Karachi …

Organizers expect 400,000 visitors to attend the event. Pakistan Publishers and Booksellers Association Chairman Aziz Khalid said more than 330 stalls will be set up at the 16th Karachi International Book Fair (KIBF) which will start at the Exhibition Center on December 30. According to the management committee, 136 major publishers and booksellers from Pakistan …

The book fair will be an open congregation to be held in Central Park in Salt Lake in preparation for the pandemic. The number of booksellers would remain the same but their size would be reduced. The book fair did not take place this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (Representative image) The 45th Kolkata …

Ahmed Bin Rakkad Al Ameri, President of the SBA, and Nicola Lener, Ambassador of Italy to the United Arab Emirates, discuss at the meeting the potential of strengthening mutual cultural relations Image Credit: Sharjah: The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has announced that Italy is the guest of honor at the 41st edition of the Sharjah …

The 45th edition of Calcutta International Book Fair will begin on January 30, officials said on Tuesday, giving the green light to an annual event that did not take place in 2021 due to Covid-19. Bangladesh will be the thematic country of the fair. The neighboring country has decided to celebrate the centenary of Sheikh …

Calcutta, December 14 (PTI) The 45th Kolkata International Book Fair will begin on January 30 amid strict security measures related to COVID-19, officials said on Tuesday. It will be an open congregation that will be held in Central Park in Salt Lake given the pandemic, they said sadly. Read also | The Delhi High Court …

Sharjah will be the official guest of honor at the 36th Guadalajara International Book Fair in 2022. The honor was bestowed on the emirate to celebrate Emirati and Arab culture and its eminent authors, writers and intellectuals. The title, which rewards Sharjah’s many cultural projects, will make it the first emirate to represent Emirati and …

Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, chairman of the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), during the ceremony in Mexico to receive the title of guest of honor of Sharjah. Image Credit: Provided Sharjah: Sharjah received the official title of “Guest of Honor” for the 36th edition of the Guadalajara International Book Fair (IDF 2022) to be held …

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – Somalia’s annual Mogadishu International Book Fair has resumed after the event was suspended last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Restrictions have been applied to the invitation-only event this year in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The sixth edition of the Mogadishu Book Fair was a big distraction for …

Mexico: The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) pavilion at the 34th edition of the Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL 2021) drew a massive crowd. As the only representative of the Arab world at the event, the SBA pavilion serves as a unique gateway for Latin American readers to familiarize themselves with Emirati and Arab literary culture. …

CAIRO – November 22, 2021: The General Egyptian Book Organization is preparing to launch the first Madinaty Book Fair, which is scheduled to launch on November 30. The book fair will be launched with the participation of several publishing houses and various sectors of the Ministry of Culture. The General Egyptian Book Organization will participate, …

The Arabic edition of the “100 Great Indian Poems”, selected and edited by acclaimed Indian diplomat and literator Abhay K, has been launched in the current 11 days. Sharjah International Book Fair. The book 100 Qaseedat Hindiyah Raiyeh in Arabic includes poems from 28 Indian languages ​​spanning over 3,000 years of Indian poetic history. The …

Sharjah, November 12 (IANS) A 62-page monograph on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, initially launched in the UK in February, was unveiled at the Sharjah International Book Fair to a wider audience. Written by British Indian journalist-turned-author Mihir Bose, the book, ‘Narendra Modi – The Yogi of Populism’, has been described as ‘a fascinating and …

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) established itself this year as the world’s largest book fair, attracting the participation of 546 publishers and literary agents from 83 countries seeking to network, establish relationships and doing business with each other. The Sharjah International Book Fair has achieved this …

It’s our time of year for favorite budols again! The annual MIBF is organizing its second virtual edition from November 17 to 21. It’s time for the budol book again! Clear up your shelves this year, budol besties, as the Manila International Book Fair returns for its second edition online November 17-21 on the MIBF …

The 45th edition of the Kolkata International Book Fair will begin on January 31, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Monday, giving the green light to an annual event that did not take place in 2021 due to Covid-19. Bangladesh will be the thematic country of the fair. The neighboring country has decided to celebrate …

Artist imitating statue at SIBF 2021 at Expo Center Sharjah attracts curious children Image Credit: Twitter / @ SharjahBookAuth Sharjah: Hitchhiking with a fridge in Ireland is one of the weird experiences travel writing can bring, the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) heard on Sunday evening. During a session on “The Peculiarity of Travel Literature”, …

CHARJAH: Sharjah and Egypt are exploring future prospects for cultural collaboration, including launching creative initiatives, in addition to strengthening partnerships and enhancing the role of libraries in their respective communities. At the current world’s largest book fair, the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) held at the Sharjah Expo Center, the Chairman of the Sharjah …

In 2016, Argentina’s book market generated $540 million in revenue, up from $905.5 million in 2015. The figures, which highlight the dire state of the country’s publishing sector, were compiled by Argentine consultancy Promage, which released the figures Thursday at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair in Aires. The 40% drop can be directly attributed …